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4013, Civita Alba

  • Record number: 4013
  • Site: Civita Alba
  • Position: Pediment
  • Roof element: Pedimental sculpture
  • Remarks: Pedimental sculpture, handmade in round, applied to plaques with nail holes. Shows nude winged genius, Hymenaeus(?). Figure carries torch. Sloped background plaque edge indicates slope of 25 degrees, therefore figure from left half of pediment.
  • Bibliography: AndrĂ©n 1940, p. 300, no. I:4, Pl. 98:356; Sprenger & Bartoloni 1983, fig. 282; Pairault-Massa 1993a, fig. 12; Torelli 1993a, fig. 18
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Fictiles fabulae. Rappresentazione e romanizzazione nei cicli figurativi fittili repubblicani
    The Etruscans: their history, art, and architecture
  • Type of decoration: Nude winged genius, probably Hymenaeus
  • Current Collection: Museo Civico
  • Mouldmade: no
  • Height: 63

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